Farming the Highway

First year MLA student Matt Quirey and BLA program director Brad Davis are partners in a three-year project with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), The Land Institute, and The Ray, an 18-mile section of highway dedicated to transforming the transportation infrastructure of the future and supported by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. Davis and Quirey have installed and will […]

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Associate Professor Cari Goetcheus in Feature Piece by National Park Service

Cari and Fielding from NPS article

Check out this recent NPS feature article on Associate Professor Cari Goetcheus and her career in Cultural Landscapes. “Cari’s professional experiences across the NPS and academia have made her uniquely qualified to teach cultural landscape preservation and to collaborate with students and educators from diverse backgrounds. Her work draws upon history, ecology, design, planning, and management. One of the most important […]

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Associate Professor Ashley Steffens Presents Design for Park Redevelopment

Steffens plan in Brunswick News

Associate Professor Ashley Steffens presented a design for the redevelopment of a public waterfront park in Brunswick, Ga. this summer. Steffens and her father, also a landscape architect, redesigned the park to include retail and dining space, a native garden, and a water play area equipped with water fountains. Click here to read more.

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CED Alumnus Named to UGA Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2017

CED Alumnus Matt Forshee (BLA ’00) has been named a member of the UGA Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2017. The program celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of UGA graduates who are under the age of 40. Honorees must have attended UGA and aspire to uphold the Pillars of the Arch, in addition to other criteria. Matt, a Region […]

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Charrette Led by Center for Community Design & Preservation Featured in Columns

The Center for Community Design & Preservation (CCDP) is working with the City of Winterville, Georgia this semester. Recently the CCDP led a charrette in Winterville, with students in the service-learning Community Design Charrettes class leading discussions and work-sessions with local residents. Columns: The Online Newspaper for the University of Georgia Community, featured the charrette in this week’s issue, describing the […]

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MEPD Alumnus Matthew Nahrstedt Discusses Mentor Match Program on APA Website

Matthew Nahrstedt (MEPD 2016) recently wrote an Impact Story for the American Planning Association (APA) website discussing his experience with the APA’s Mentor Match program and the 2016 National Planning Conference in Phoenix. Matthew now works as an Environmental Planner and Designer with the nonprofit Institute for Building Technology and Safety, a job he secured at the conference. Read more about his […]

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Professor Jon Calabria awarded Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant

Dr. Jon Calabria, CED Assistant Professor, has been named as one of three recipients of the inaugural Student Affairs Faculty Research Grant. His project, Concept Plans to Improve Water Quality, was submitted in partnership with the Office of Sustainability. The grants encourage the use of Student Affairs programs and facilities as a principal laboratory for research, enhancing the role of the […]

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